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  • The benefits of making mistakes

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    March 23, 2011 | 5:18 pm

    “Writers don’t die of typhus,” goes one of my favorite quotations from the work of Isaac Bashevis Singer. “They die of typos.”

    Alina Tugend, however, is one writer who sees errors as an opportunity for redemption and improvement both for individuals and institutions. Indeed, as she...